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Meet our Team

Gerardo Loera, Community of Schools, Administrator - 20+ year of experience in LAUSD. Served as teacher, assistant principal, principal, Executive Director, Chief Academic Officer, Director, and Community of School Administrator.  [email protected] 
Nora Gonzalez, Director of Instruction-25+ years of experience in LAUSD.  Served as a Teacher's Assistant, Categorical Program Coordinator, GATE Coordinator, Drop-out Prevention Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Director.  [email protected]
Nieves Rascon, Operations Coordinator - 25+ years of experience in education.  19 years in LAUSD.  Served as Teacher's Assistant, K-5 Teacher, 6-8 Intervention Teacher, Coach, Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Site Operations Coordinator, Interim Principal and Operations Coordinator[email protected] 
Lorena Montenegro, Secondary ELA Coordinator - 20+ Years of experience in LAUSD.  Served as a Teacher's Assistant, Special Education Assistant, Office Tech, Resource Teacher, Special Day Program Teacher, ELA Teacher,  Instructional Coach, Magnet Coordinator, Title III Coach, ESY Principal, ELOS Principal,  Assistant Principal, and currently serving as the Secondary English Language Arts Coordinator. [email protected]
Helen Kim, Elementary Math Coordinator- 20 years of serving in LAUSD. Served as a teacher, Title I coordinator, assistant principal, principal, specialist in the Division of Instruction, and currently serving as the Elementary Math Coordinator. [email protected]

Vanessa Jimenez, Secondary Math Coordinator- 10+ years of experience in LAUSD.  Served as a Teacher's Assistant, Special Day Program Teacher, Resource Specialist Teacher, Program Specialist, LRE Specialist, and currently serving as Secondary Math Coordinator. [email protected] 

Lynette Vargas, Elementary ELA Coordinator-20 years serving in LAUSD. Served as a Teacher's Assistant, Program Lead for Beyond the Bell Ready, Set, Go, served as a teacher, ELD Coach, Instructional Coordinator, Middle School College Career Coach, and Elementary ELA Coordinator. [email protected]
Yvette Fraga, Data Coordinator -10+ years of experience in LAUSD. Served as a Dual Immersion Teacher's Assistant, Secondary Substitute Teacher, Social Studies Classroom Teacher, California Partnership Academy Co-coordinator, & Restorative Justice Teacher Adviser. Currently supporting the Community of Schools with Academic, Behavior, & Social-Emotional (Whole Child) systems of support. [email protected]
Miguel Agredano,  Least Restrictive Environment Specialist - 20+ years of service in LAUSD. Served as a Teacher's Assistant, Special Education Teacher, Literacy Coach, Adult Education Teacher, District Intern Program Facilitator, and LRE Specialist. [email protected] 
Lillian Nava, NGSS Advisor/STEM Coach - Grew up in Cudahy and attended LAUSD Schools. Attended Cal State Dominguez Hills and earned a B.S in Biology with a concentration in Biochemistry. Taught Biological Sciences and Physical Science at Huntington Park High School, South Gate High School and South Gate Middle School. Recently became a certified California Naturalist. [email protected]
Evelyn Diaz, MTSS Advisor [email protected]
Rocio Graciano, School Mental Health Consultant -  19 years of experience in LAUSD and has worked as a school based PSW, clinician in the SMH clinics,  consultant in Special Education, and  staff member for crisis counseling and intervention. Currently supporting the Community of Schools providing consultations regarding student mental health related matters , conduct Professional Development and parent workshops and support schools during crisis response. [email protected]
Danny Ruelas, IT Solutions Tech [email protected]
Cynthia Iglesias, Parent Education Coach -  Worked as a teacher for 30 years, Dean of Students ,Gifted/Magnet Coordinator, Testing Coordinator, Intervention Coordinator, Restorative Justice Adviser-LD East, MTSS Adviser- Boyle Hts. COS. Currently supporting South Gate COS and Huntington Park/ Walnut Park/ Vernon COS as a Parent and Community Engagement Coach. c[email protected]
Rosa Flores, Parent  Education Coach - Taught Middle School ESL, English, Yearbook, and Leadership at Los Angeles Academy Middle School for 17 years before moving to Maywood Center for Enriched Studies Magnet. National Board Certified English Teacher (NBCT).Taught at MaCES for four years 9th-12th grade English, AP Literature, Great Books, Film, and Leadership. After 20 years of teaching is currently a Parent Educator Coach at Local District East with the PACE Unit. [email protected]
Jessica Fernandez, Parent Education Support Assistant - 8+ years of experience in the non-profit sector and 7 years in educational setting. Served as a Teacher's Assistant and Athletics coordinator  [email protected]